Research

Thoughts in the Wake of Pittsburgh

Anti-Semitism today, as has been the case historically, has been a phenomenon associated at various times with white nationalism, Islamist extremism, the far left or anti-Zionism.
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Religious Accommodation as Dignified Work

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Religious accommodation is a crucial element in assuring a dignified future for all, regardless of faith.
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When the First Amendment Is Not Weaponized, but Sharpened

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That there are more challenges by the right does not necessarily mean free speech is being weaponized.
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Sessions’s (and my) remarks at the DOJ Religious Liberty Summit

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The Department of Justice held a Religious Liberty Summit where Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the creation of the Religious Liberty Task Force.
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On national security and religious liberty

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On June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s travel ban by a vote of 5-4. In so ruling, the Court placed the U.S. among the many other nations worldwide where “national security” is used to quash human rights.
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At the Supreme Court, a day of infamy for religious freedom

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The 5-4 decision in Trump v. Hawaii is nothing less than a proclamation that hostility toward Islam and discrimination against Muslims is now the official policy of the United States of America.
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What Binds Us Together Still More Important Than What Separates Us

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It is not always clear how best to reconcile religious liberty claims with other fundamental interests.
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Religious Freedom Center Announces Two Senior Scholars

Richard Foltin, Asma Uddin, senior scholars, Religious Freedom Center, RFC

Richard Foltin and Asma Uddin have been appointed Senior Scholars for Religious Freedom.
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Religious Freedom Center Receives $500,000 Pledge

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The pledge from the Andrew and Julie Klingenstein Family Fund advances the Center’s critical work on religious liberty issues.
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